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By Paul Retish, Shunit Reiter

This publication matters the method of transition that all of us make all through our lifetime, and the required talents people with disabilities have to functionality open air of college. The ebook illustrates that the issues of transition aren't only for folks with disabilities, yet for everybody. attractiveness of alterations, realizing that our perceptions will not be exact, and the power to be sincere with each other are proven to be key components in supporting transition.

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6. Implement the training program. 7. Take probe data on student performance. 8. Routinely review student data and modify program format as needed. 9. Review student goals and objectives for training and update as needed. Page 14 and shall include instruction, community experiences, the development of employment and other postschool adult living objectives, and, when appropriate, acquisition of daily living skills and functional vocational evaluation. This definition is a balanced statement of how the transition process is embedded in the Rehabilitation Act Amendments.

Larry: Entering Supported Employment from School Larry is naturally suited for his job as a dining room attendant. He has worked at a local hotel in Richmond, Virginia for the past 2 years. Larry's friendly manner, outgoing personality, and seriousness about his job responsibilities have contributed to his successful employment. Larry is 20 years old. His primary disability is mental retardation with secondary disabilities including low vision in his left eye, a severe hearing impairment, and a speech-language impairment.

This definition is a balanced statement of how the transition process is embedded in the Rehabilitation Act Amendments. As the reader can see it is similar to and coordinated with the IDEA definition of what the schools transition responsibilities are. Why is this important to students like Sam? The reason is simple: parents and professionals alike can draw on the resources provided by this law to help focus on Sam's transition from school to adulthood needs. Part I of this definition focuses on services occurring after the individual exits the school program.

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